Online School Counselors

Online school Counselor on the phone

CapoCa's full-time, counselors are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential, assisting with:

  • Academic goal-setting, scheduling, and planning
  • Personal and social development
  • Career planning
  • College planning

Helping students succeed

With specialized training in developmental and educational psychology, our counselors are skilled at helping students address the personal, social, and academic issues that can affect their success in school and in life.

At CapoCA our counseling program is built on relationships, so our counselors are readily accessible to students and families—online, in-person, and by phone. With the additional support from our national Connections Academy office and its collaborative network of school counselors across the US, our counselors bring both individual attention and national expertise to our students and families.

Preparing students for college and career

Beyond their daily counseling activities, our counselors offer services designed to help high school students prepare for college and career with:

  • Personal Learning Plans focusing on post-graduation goals.
  • Interactive, online LiveLesson® sessions connecting Connections Academy families across the country with real-time information on: financial aid and scholarships, college application processes, entrance requirements, and more.
  • College test preparation courses for the SAT examinations.
  • One-on-one counseling with seniors to provide resources and assistance with post-secondary planning, including: career options, vocational training, and selecting the right college.
  • A High School Advisory Team consisting of 2 High School Counselors, 3 High School Advisory Teachers, Manager of Counseling Services as well as the Assistant Principal High School works with students and families to provide academic advice and counseling to help students achieve their goals; both academically and professionally.
Meet Mia Hardy, School Counselor
Manager of Counseling Services, Mia Hardy

Ms. Hardy takes a proactive therapeutic approach in order to promote academic, social, and behavioral development among all students. She is an enthusiastic, dedicated, creative professional who is skilled at working with students of diverse backgrounds, including the under-represented student populations—African American, Native American, and Hispanic/Latino—from elementary school through undergraduate school. She specializes in program planning and implementation, college readiness, and group counseling.

Ms. Hardy’s number one priority is to prepare all students to pursue a post-secondary education at any level by providing them with the necessary tools to ensure that this priority becomes a reality. She monitors each student’s individualized personal learning plan to promote student accountability and consistency through the process of achieving personal learning goals. “I have always been driven to educate our youth about unforeseen opportunities. My personal goal is to be resourceful for all students and educate them about the importance of pursuing post-secondary education and lifelong learning.”

Download the School Profile for Capistrano Connections Academy.